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Sunday, December 20, 2015 10:00 AM
The Fourth Sunday in Advent
The Service of Holy Communion

The Hymns
The Opening Hymn: 2 – O come, O come, Emmanuel
The Sermon Hymn: 440 – Watchman, tell us of the night (Tune: Aberystwyth)
The Communion Hymn: 197 – Let all mortal flesh keep silence
The Closing Hymn: 3 – Wake, awake, for night is flying

The Setting of the Ordinary
Missa MarialisPlainsong, 10th–14th century (719, 798, 723)
In place of the Gloria in excelsis: 201 – Strengthen for service, Lord, the hands

The Minor Propers
Advent IV – Gregorian Chant: The St. John’s Gradual (preliminary)
The Introit: Roráte cæli – Isaiah 45:8; Psalm 19:1
The Gradual: Prope est Dóminus – Psalm 145:18, 21
The Alleluia: Veni Dómine
The Offertory: Ave María – St. Luke 1:28
The Communion: Ecce virgo – Isaiah 7:14

The Psalms, Anthems, and Motets
The Psalm: 80:1–7. Qui regis Israel. Anglican Chant: Ivor Atkins
The Offertory Anthem: Rejoice in the Lord alway Henry Purcell

The Organ Voluntaries
The Prelude: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 – Johann Sebastian Bach
The Postlude: Toccata in F major, BWV 540i – Bach